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Military cargo plane crash lands outside Mogadishu after failed landing, all occupants safe

Storyline:National News

A military plane has crash landed near a military base 25 km west of Mogadishu after several failed attempts to land at the Aden Abdulle International Airport this evening, senior police commissioner has said.

The military plane, Airbus A300 which is said to have been carrying cargo for the African Union troops AMISOM took a turn from the airport after suspected landing gear problem before the pilot took it down at Arbiska in the outskirts of Mogadishu.

The police commissioner Abdullahi Mohamed told Goobjoog News that all the occupants of the plane are safe except for one who was injured and rushed to hospital. “I can confirm to you that all the crew members are safe except one who was injured and has since been taken to hospital,” said Mohamed.

AMISOM has dispatched a helicopter to air left the crew to Mogadish and the security of plane is now under the full control of Somali National forces and AMISOM troops.